Test and Trace extended to other ‘High Contact’ workers to help assess the prevalence of those without symptoms

The Department of Health and Social Care – DHSC have launched a new pilot to test some people who work in “high-contact” jobs – such as taxi drivers, cleaners and retail assistants.  Read more here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/975-of-in-person-coronavirus-covid-19-tests-returned-next-day#high-contact-professions-testing   

Red Light Spells Danger for the Arts

Lighting up the Opera House in Buxton with www.livelx.co.uk giving up time and equipment, it’s not just the beautiful venues that are closed or the artists you know and love that are out of work, but thousands of freelancers, small businesses and zero hours gig workers, programmers, marketers, Box offices, cleaners (who when we open will…

Free 30 minute Online Dementia Training Tomorrow

You can join Rob the Morrisons Community Champion at the Dementia Awareness workshop tomorrow (06/07) at 12.30.  Sign up here The first step to taking action to help people with dementia is to learn about the condition and how it affects a person. You can become a Dementia Friend online by either attending a Session…

Become a young pen pal with an isolated older person with CONNEX!

Introducing Connex Pen Pals! “We’d like to tell you about a new idea our wonderful Dales team has started! Here’s more from Sarah…… ‘Here over in the Dales we have started a Connex Pen Pals project, whereby youngsters are writing letters and drawing pictures for our older and more vulnerable residents of the Derbyshire Dales.…

Buxton Snake Famous!

A message from High Peak Rocks Buxton snake creator, Clare ‘Well…my claim to fame has finally arrived 🎙🎥📽🎞 ITV news have contacted me 😮 They are coming to Buxton at 11am on Monday 6th July at pavillion gardens at the covid snake…..I’m being interviewed…omg the camera doesn’t lie makeup and hair needs doing 😮😮 They also want recording…

Help Voices From the Peak collect Local History Stories

Mark Gwynne Jones is collecting Peak District stories for the next chapters of Voices From The Peak.   Particularly interested to hear your snow stories; or the time you were on Kinder and the fog came down.   Feel free to Messenger me here or at email me. Talking more about it with Twiggy on Radio…